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High Noon Five: Veterans Day, Cape Receives New Signage, Roy Blunt's Efforts In Salvaging Akin

Many events honoring veterans took place around Cape Girardeau this weekend. According to Southeast Missourian’s Brittany Tedder, there was the annual Freedom Corner ceremony at Capaha Park. In addition, non-profit group U.S.A. Veterans opened a new bar on 519 Good Hope Street, Trail of Tears.

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The St.Louis Post Dispatch’s Michele Munz reports that St. Luke’s Hospital’s Dr. Sherman Silber is helping women who have fertility-threats due to medical treatments. Silber has already had three patients to go through an ovarian tissue transplant.

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New signage around Cape Girardeau will help direct drivers to their destination. The Southeast Missourian’s Melissa Miller writes the casino has helped fund the new sign system. The city and other organizers have been working on the wayfinding system since 2010.

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The University of Missouri is considering having coed dorm rooms. The Columbia Tribune reports that many school organizations are requesting coed rooms for students who don’t identify with their biological gender.

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Gannett’s Deidre Shesgreen writes about Senator Roy Blunt’s effort to salvage the GOP seat in the U.S. Senate race after Todd Akins made his infamous “legitimate rape” comments.